The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 51 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Billing 80 65 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.18% 2.42% 2.70%
As % of the General category 8.09% 5.61% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 34
Average daily rate £450 £431 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +12.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £303 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.24 £10.25 £36.20
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -71.68%
Billing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
989 1159 1177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.26% 43.13% 44.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 514 560
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 39
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £39.50 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 28 £473 -17.82% 3
Slough +11 14 £380 -0.32% 2
Newbury +14 13 £224 -31.00%
Maidenhead -1 4 £550 -
Bracknell -5 2 £384 -4.06%
Billing
South East

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 56 (48.28%) Telecoms
2 39 (33.62%) CRM
3 33 (28.45%) SAP
4 26 (22.41%) Finance
5 21 (18.10%) SLA
6 20 (17.24%) ITIL
6 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
7 17 (14.66%) Service Management
8 16 (13.79%) Front Office
8 16 (13.79%) Ticket Management
9 15 (12.93%) Project Management
10 12 (10.34%) DTV
10 12 (10.34%) Over-the-Top Content
11 10 (8.62%) Oracle
11 10 (8.62%) Migration
12 9 (7.76%) ABAP
12 9 (7.76%) SAP IS-U
13 8 (6.90%) Unit Testing
13 8 (6.90%) Integration Testing
13 8 (6.90%) TOGAF
13 8 (6.90%) Degree
13 8 (6.90%) Functional Testing
13 8 (6.90%) 3G
14 7 (6.03%) Legal
14 7 (6.03%) Marketing
15 6 (5.17%) Release Management
15 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
15 6 (5.17%) SAP BRIM
16 5 (4.31%) Ericsson
16 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.86%) Node.js
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.76%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (5.17%) SAP BRIM
3 3 (2.59%) Changepoint
3 3 (2.59%) CSG Singleview
3 3 (2.59%) SAP Convergent Charging
4 2 (1.72%) SAP hybris
4 2 (1.72%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.86%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.86%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.86%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) 3G
2 4 (3.45%) RTP
2 4 (3.45%) Unified Communications
2 4 (3.45%) VPN
2 4 (3.45%) Wireless
3 2 (1.72%) 4G
3 2 (1.72%) Broadband
3 2 (1.72%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (1.72%) Internet
3 2 (1.72%) MVNO
3 2 (1.72%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.86%) DHCP
4 1 (0.86%) DNS
4 1 (0.86%) LAN
4 1 (0.86%) LTE
4 1 (0.86%) MGCP
4 1 (0.86%) MPLS
4 1 (0.86%) SAN
4 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) TestDirector
General
1 56 (48.28%) Telecoms
2 26 (22.41%) Finance
3 16 (13.79%) Front Office
4 7 (6.03%) Legal
4 7 (6.03%) Marketing
5 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Electronics
6 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Consultant
2 17 (14.66%) Architect
3 16 (13.79%) Incident Manager
3 16 (13.79%) SAP Consultant
4 10 (8.62%) Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) BSS Architect
5 9 (7.76%) ICT Manager
5 9 (7.76%) OSS Architect
5 9 (7.76%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.90%) Designer
6 8 (6.90%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 8 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
7 7 (6.03%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (6.03%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Digital Architect
8 6 (5.17%) Digital Designer
8 6 (5.17%) OSS Solutions Designer
8 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) SAP Smart Forms
2 3 (2.59%) .NET
3 2 (1.72%) COM
3 2 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (0.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) DTV
1 12 (10.34%) Over-the-Top Content
2 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.59%) Frameworx
4 3 (2.59%) Handset
4 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.86%) Windows
1 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000
1 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
1 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.62%) CRM
2 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
2 20 (17.24%) ITIL
3 17 (14.66%) Service Management
4 16 (13.79%) Ticket Management
5 15 (12.93%) Project Management
6 10 (8.62%) Migration
7 8 (6.90%) Functional Testing
7 8 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 8 (6.90%) TOGAF
7 8 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.17%) Release Management
9 5 (4.31%) Quote-to-Cash
9 5 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (3.45%) Convergent Charging
10 4 (3.45%) ERP
10 4 (3.45%) High Availability
10 4 (3.45%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.76%) ABAP
2 2 (1.72%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.86%) ACCA
4 1 (0.86%) CCVP
4 1 (0.86%) MCP
4 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.86%) PMP
4 1 (0.86%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.10%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 33 (28.45%) SAP
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle
3 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.31%) Ericsson
5 4 (3.45%) Huawei
5 4 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (2.59%) Amdocs
6 3 (2.59%) BT
6 3 (2.59%) IBM
6 3 (2.59%) NetCracker
6 3 (2.59%) Nokia
6 3 (2.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (2.59%) Siemens
6 3 (2.59%) ZTE
7 2 (1.72%) Cisco
7 2 (1.72%) hybris
8 1 (0.86%) Aruba
8 1 (0.86%) Meraki
8 1 (0.86%) ServiceNow